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Defrauding the VA

 

Last updated 3/4/2020 at 12:01pm



Why do these people think they’ll get away with their crimes against the Department of Veterans Affairs? Don’t they realize that they’re ultimately going to get caught?

Item: A Michigan woman defrauded the U.S. government of over $1.75 million in veterans benefits over five years. She submitted false applications for veterans’ programs such as pension and Aid and Attendance, then altered medical records to indicate that the veterans had qualifying conditions. Then, unknown to the veterans, she had the money sent to her bank accounts. This criminal could get 20 years in the slammer....



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